17 June, 2019
National Volunteers Week: Compassion Soup Kitchen volunteer Joe Greco recognised at the Ministry of Health Volunteer Awards
National Volunteer Week celebrates the collective contribution of the 1.2 million volunteers who enrich Aotearoa New Zealand. We had a great start to National Volunteers Week at the Compassion Soup Kitchen where the contributions of one of our long serving volunteers was recognised. Joe Greco was recognised for his work with Compassion – he first started volunteering in […]
16 June, 2019
Wellingtonian’s show continued support for the Compassion Soup Kitchen after 118 years
On Friday 14th June, the Wellington community demonstrated their support of the Compassion Soup Kitchen. Over 250 volunteers collected at 20 sites across Wellington City, Lower Hutt and Porirua to support the Soup Kitchen’s service to help people in need to live with dignity in the community. The Compassion Soup Kitchen has been serving the […]
10 June, 2019
The Kitchen is the Heart of the Home – Annual Appeal: Friday 14 June
On Friday 14th June 2019, over 250 volunteers will collect at 22 sites around the Wellington region, fundraising for the Compassion Soup Kitchen’s Annual Street Day Appeal. The Street Appeal plays a vital role in raising funds to help the Soup Kitchen keep its doors open, and awareness of the challenges people in our community […]
1 June, 2019
Hupa Magazine – the latest issue is out now!
The latest issue of ‘Hupa’ – the Compassion Soup Kitchen’s magazine – is out now! It includes articles about our Mahi, stories and poems from the Soup Kitchen writing circle, and more. You can read it online here or call into 132 Tory Street between 9:00am and 4:00pm from Monday to Friday to pick up your free […]
30 May, 2019
Compassion Soup Kitchen supported by local cafes through Choice
The Compassion Soup Kitchen recently joined up with Choice, a Wellington based initiative which launched at the end of May 2019. Choice is a new payment system, where instead of making payments with your credit or debit card, you can pay with the Choice app on your phone by scanning the Choice QR code at checkout at various local […]
19 March, 2019
Neighbour’s Fun Day – Saturday 23 March 2019, 11am – 2pm
On Saturday 23 March, over eight different local Wellington community organisations are hosting a Neighbour’s Fun Day, alongside those that they assist. The purpose of Neighbour’s Day is to address the issue that many people today recognise they are isolated from their neighbours, yet are unsure what to do about it. This day is about […]
8 December, 2018
12 Days of Soup Kitchen Christmas
These are a list of items we are collecting to help stock our kitchen, provide items for our whānau and for our He Rākau Koikoi – Purposeful Activities project.
6 December, 2018
Christmas & New Year opening hours 2018
Our opening hours will be changing over the Christmas & New Year period. Our normal hours and activities will resume on Monday 7 January 2019.
16 November, 2018
Offering practical acts of assistance for the World Day of the Poor
Cardinal John Dew and the Archdiocesan Pastoral Council are offering practical acts of assistance at the Compassion Soup Kitchen for the World Day of the Poor.
9 November, 2018
World Day of the Poor 2018
The Archdiocese of Wellington is one of 12 Dioceses around the world asked to lead activities for Pope Francis’ second World Day of the Poor. There are events being run from the 11th-18th November.